scarlet sage
noun Date: 1863 a salvia (Salvia splendens) of Brazil that is widely cultivated for its long racemes of typically scarlet flowers; also a related salvia (S. coccinea) of tropical and subtropical America

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  • Scarlet sage — may refer to either of two plants in the genus Salvia (sages and claries):* Salvia coccinea ndash; Blood Sage * Salvia splendens ndash; Tropical Sage …   Wikipedia

  • scarlet sage — noun : any of several red flowered salvias; especially : a well known garden bedding plant (Salvia splendens) of Brazil with long racemes of intense scarlet flowers compare sage 1a * * * a tender shrub, Salvia splendens, of Brazil, having ovate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • scarlet sage — skaisčiažiedis šalavijas statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Notrelinių šeimos dekoratyvinis, vaistinis augalas (Salvia coccinea), paplitęs Šiaurės ir Pietų Amerikoje. atitikmenys: lot. Salvia coccinea angl. scarlet sage; tropical sage šaltinis …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • scarlet sage — raudonžiedis šalavijas statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Salvia splendens angl. red sage; red salvia; scarlet sage vok. feuerroter Pracht Salbei; scharlachroter Salbei; Vogelblume rus. сальвия блестящая; шалфей голый lenk. szałwia… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • scarlet sage — scar′let sage′ n. pln a Brazilian shrub, Salvia splendens, of the mint family, having ovate leaves and bell shaped scarlet flowers • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

  • scarlet sage — a tender shrub, Salvia splendens, of Brazil, having ovate leaves and bell shaped scarlet flowers. [1905 10] * * * …   Universalium

  • Sage — Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See {Safe}.] (Bot.) (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis}) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats, etc.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sage cheese — Sage Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See {Safe}.] (Bot.) (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis}) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sage cock — Sage Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See {Safe}.] (Bot.) (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis}) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sage cock — Sage Sage, n. [OE. sauge, F. sauge, L. salvia, from salvus saved, in allusion to its reputed healing virtues. See {Safe}.] (Bot.) (a) A suffruticose labiate plant ({Salvia officinalis}) with grayish green foliage, much used in flavoring meats,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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